1987 BMW M3



  • Year of manufacture 
  • Mileage 
    81 807 mi / 131 656 km
  • Car type 
  • Drive 
  • Condition 
  • Interior colour 
  • Interior type 
  • Number of doors 
  • Number of seats 
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
  • Gearbox 
  • Performance 
    195 BHP / 198 PS / 146 kW
  • Drivetrain 
  • Fuel type 


FOR SALE; German Supplied // Recaro Black Leather Sports Seats // AC

Air Conditioning, Recaro Black Leather Sports Seats, Electric Sunroof, Electric Window, Rear Sun Blind, Headlamp Wash, On Board Computer, Antenna, Cassette holder and Sony Stereo with CD changer.

The box arched E30 will remain a signature design for years to come with proportions and dimensions that worked for the road, the track and rally stages of the world. Finished in Diamantschwarz metallic this example positively glows with an exacting finish and lustre that points to outstanding provenance and ownership of the greatest care.

The body work is excellent on this car with very few stone chips or blemishes to be found. All of the black plastic trim and grilles are in good condition and retain their original black finish, without any fading or marks to be found.

The familiar dashboard retains excellent original fit and finish in keeping with this stunning E30. The full black leather optional Recaro sports seats are in excellent condition. The black trim that surrounds the cabin and gearbox tunnel all present in good condition. A Sony stereo is the the only modified upgrade, with factory AC (blowing ice cold) and sunroof offering some comfort for those warmer journeys.

The iconic S14 4 pot engine has been well maintained over the last 30 years so is in excellent mechanical order. The engine ticks over smoothly and quietly and provides plenty of performance for any B road blast.

The dog leg 5 speed box works as it should with smooth, precise changes, a constant reminder that you’re in a very special machine.

Running on the classic look 15 inch BBS alloy wheels, these fit perfectly in touring car box arches. These remain in excellent condition with matching Toyo Proxes tyres all round and recently replaced.

The performance of the M3 on the road feels spot-on, the brakes feel powerful with recent new front discs and pads fitted, pulling the car up smoothly in a straight line.

This M3 was first produced on the 09/01/87 and was supplied to Germany from new. Like many AK05 European cars demand saw it exported into Japan early on in its life where it lived in the dry climate up until 2017 at which point it was brought back to Europe and imported into the UK.

Servicing records show 16 BMW service intervals showing mileage and date, All carried out in Japan where the car covered the majority of its distance.

Imported to the UK by a BMW enthusiast the car was treated to further work to ensure it presented in the best possible condition. Further more on arrival with us it has been inspected by our BMW Senior technician and we’re pleased to report this M3 is as good as it looks.

The history file comes complete with the original owners manuals and books.

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The car is supplied having had an extensive intake inspection. Warranty, Finance, Part Exchange and Worldwide shipping are all available on request.

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Selling? Our commission sale or SOR (Sale or Return) program is a great way to utilise and access our services and facilities while still maximising the return from your vehicle with minimal hassle, If you’d like to take advantage of this then please get in touch for further information. Alternatively If you’d like to move your vehicle on quickly and efficiently with minimal delay then we can make an offer on an outright purchase basis with payment and collection arranged soon after.